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    WIDE BODY LOOK????????????

    Do anybody know what size to have the wheels sitting right at the edge of the wheel well with out going out of the well .
    would like to achieve that european aggressive look any suggestions???????????????

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    Re: WIDE BODY LOOK????????????

    I am running:
    19 x 9 - 255/40-19 fronts
    19 x 10 - 295/35-19 rears

    And they fill the wells up pretty good. M.Mar
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    Re: WIDE BODY LOOK????????????

    Here is my 740i with 255/45 18 all around. You can certainly go wider than this to get a more WIDE BODY LOOK...but the wider you go up front, the more uncomfortable it's going to be to drive. I find these 255's all ready make the steering "twitchy", even the smallest uneven surfaces or road irregularities means you need to stay on top of it!



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    Buzzman is correct. I have to really watch my

    steering with my 255/40-19 fronts. She wants to "tram" all over the place if there is rutting on the road surface. M.Mar
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    Re: Buzzman is correct. I have to really watch my

    Do you have pic?

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    Re: WIDE BODY LOOK????????????

    Greetings,

    I am in the market searching for the right tires for my car. I do have the 19" wheels from a 745 - which I love and they are fitted with

    - Front - 245/45/19
    - Rear - 275/40/19

    I was very intreged to lean that one can fit 255 and 295 at the back - is this true? Are there any rubbing issues? Can you give me some feedback on the pros and cons please.

    Seems like you have this upgrade and your feedback would be a huge help to me.

    Thanks,

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    Try debadging your car, it will give it the europe

    If you de-badge your car it will give it the europen look and make it look wider. De-badging is taking off the 470iL plate off the back. Search on this site for examples.

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    *Correction: 740iL


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    A combination of wider wheels and (m)

    perhaps modifying your offset/using wheel spacers might work.

    However, I would stay close to OEM offset, NOT use spacers, and put the most tire on you can (as other posters here have mentioned).

    I too have 255s in front, and while not horrible, they do follow the road and are especially sensitive to ruts...-Reed

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    I added 20mm spacers to the rear. Feels better

    (just my imagination probably) looks great.

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